Very strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 5.6 km north of Patitiri, Magnesia, Thessaly, Greece, on Tuesday, March 9, 1965 at 17:57 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.197°N / 23.86°E↗ (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Antipode: 39.197°S / 156.14°W↗
Nearest volcano: Sporades (44 km / 27 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) NNW of Votsi (pop: 473) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) NE of Skopelos (pop: 2,890) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) E of Skiathos (pop: 5,190) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) ESE of Volos (pop: 86,000) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) ESE of Nea Ionia (Magnesia) (pop: 32,700) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) NNE of Chalcis (pop: 59,100) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) N of Acharnes (pop: 99,300) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) ESE of Larissa (pop: 144,700) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) N of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) N of Piraeus (pop: 163,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.1||15 km||Aegean Sea (Greece)||USGS|
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